#4. The man was okay, but it’s probably safe to say that he’ll be sticking to the chicken teriyaki next time he heads to a Japanese restaurant.
Typically, tapeworm infections occur after ingesting the larvae of diphyllobothrium. You don’t have to eat raw fish, either. Marinated and smoked fish can also transmit the worm. The Chinese man nearly died from this parasitic infection, but luckily received treatment at Guangzhou No. 8 People’s Hospital in Guangdong Province, in eastern China, in time.